$2.95 – $7.95
Soil: Mesic(Medium) to Xeric(Dry)
Sun: Full to Part
Flowers: The 1″ pea-like flowers bloom in stiff, upright clusters up to 12″ long.
Leaves: The leaves are divided like the palm of a hand into 3 oblong segments, each 1″-2 1/2″ long.
One of our most highly demanded garden plants, this beauty has lovely white flowers and a grand umbrella shaped stature! This plant will do well on sandier soils. Attractive to native bees.
Medicinal Uses: Used to treat colds, scarlet fever, typhus, eczema, and dysentery. It was combined with senega snakeroot to treat snakebites. It was considered a stimulant and a treatment for cuts.
Food Uses: Toxic
Other Uses: Sometimes used as a dye.
More Information: Poisonous to grazing animals.
Name: The Greek word baptizein means “to dye”.